Robert J. Klancko
Year Inducted: 2010
Degree: B.S.E. Chemical Engineering/Nuclear Engineering, '67
Bio: Robert J. Klancko is a Partner in the consulting firm of Klancko & Klancko, LLC, of Woodbridge, CT, where his scope of responsibilities spans environmental, security and risk, educational, and materials processing aspects. Earlier in his career, Mr. Klancko served in environmental management roles with United Illuminating, Century Brass Products, and the Anaconda American Brass Company. He is a ranking member of the State Emergency Response Commission and a member of the State Nuclear Energy Advisory Council. Mr. Klancko was a co-founder and first chair of the University of Connecticut Engineering Alumni Society. Mr. Klancko was awarded the UConn School of Engineering's Distinguished Service (1994) and Distinguished Engineering Alumni awards (1993). A member of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, in 2001, he received the Connecticut Materials Week's--Materials Professional of the Year Award. He has been an adjunct faculty member at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Hartford since 1972. In addition, Mr. Klancko is a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Environmental Forum and the New Haven Manufacturers Association, Executive Committee of the Southern Connecticut Chapter of the ASM International, and numerous others.